New pc build help and questions.

Hello, I am going to build a pc soon for gaming (first time home build) and this is overall what I have so far.

SAMSUNG CD/DVD Burner Black SATA Model SH-222AB - OEM

APEVIA X-PLORER2 Series X-PLORER2-RD Black / Red Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case

Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 ST3500413AS 500GB 7200 RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5" Internal Hard Drive -Bare Drive

ASRock M3A770DE AM3 AMD 770 ATX AMD Motherboard

Intel EXPI9301CTBLK 10/ 100/ 1000Mbps PCI-Express Network Adapter.......Because I have wirless :3.

SAPPHIRE 100314-3L Radeon HD 6870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

G.SKILL 4GB (2 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 (PC3 10600) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model F3-10600CL8D-4GBHK

AMD Phenom II X4 955 Black Edition Deneb 3.2GHz Socket AM3 125W Quad-Core Processor HDZ955FBGMBOX

And finally the thing that I am worried about.

Antec's EarthWatts EA-430D Green

This was reccomended and I am unsure if it will cut it....

Can anyone give me some insight or anything that you would change.
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  1. The Antec EarthWatts EA430D might not be enough. The specs at MicroCenter for the Radeon HD 6870 show that 500 watt power required.

    http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0372933
  2. I would recommend a 600W or higher PSU for future upgrade capability. Everything else looks great.
  3. if you are going to overclock the cpu then you need more. actually what casualbuilder sugested.
  4. Alright sounds good! Thanks.
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